Posts Tagged ‘estate planning’

Wills vs Trusts I: What Wills Do & Don’t Do

There is no doubt that a will is a helpful estate planning tool. When it meets the requirements for a last will and testament in Oregon, it reduces family stress and streamlines the distribution of assets after death. However, there are limits to a will and that is why it is best that you discuss your circumstances with an estate planning attorney rather than attempting to draft one on your own.

To get an idea of what you need to consider while estate planning in Washington, Multnomah, Marion, and Clackamas counties, here is what wills do and don’t do.